Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Fri 12 Dec 2014
Join us for a screening of Buster Keaton's 1928 comedy "Steamboat Bill Jr" with a newly composed/improvised score performed live by Jane Gardner (piano), Roddy Long (violin), and Hazel Morrison (percussion).
Benmore Botanic Garden Thurs 19 Feb 2015
Friends of the Garden and their guests are invited on a walk through the Gardens led by a member of staff. The walk will be followed by lunch in the gallery and a slide-show from the Friends of RBGE trip to China.
Benmore Botanic Garden Thurs 12 Mar 2015
A talk by John Mitchell of RBGE on Management of the Alpine Collection with emphasis on additions from the wild.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Thurs 19 Mar 2015
Join the Friends of RBGE and the Garden History Society of Scotland for their joint Spring lecture
Benmore Botanic Garden Thurs 16 Apr 2015
Regius Keeper Simon Milne MBE will speak to members after the AGM.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sat 25 — Sun 26 Apr 2015
Chelsea Gold Medal-winning designer Paul Hervey- Brookes will lead an intensive weekend workshop which explores the character of plants and how best to use them to create atmosphere in both planting schemes and when laying out the structure of a new garden.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Wed 27 May — Wed 24 June 2015
Over five weeks we will use miniature paintbrushes and watercolour to create an exquisitely detailed illustration of a bee and flowers from RBGE, whilst learning about the essential role these insects play in all our gardens.